2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q62.32
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Congenital dilatation of ureter
- Congenital dilatation of ureter
- Ectopic ureterocele
Clinical Category is Genitourinary congenital anomalies
- CCSR Category Code: MAL003
- Inpatient Default CCSR: Y - Yes, default inpatient assignment for principal diagnosis or first-listed diagnosis.
- Outpatient Default CCSR: Y - Yes, default outpatient assignment for principal diagnosis or first-listed diagnosis.
Ureterocelea cystic dilatation of the end of a ureter as it enters into the urinary bladder. it is characterized by the ballooning of the ureteral orifice into the lumen of the bladder and may obstruct urine flow.
Cecoureterocelea ureterocele in which the orifice is located in the bladder, with the ureterocele pouch extending submucosally into the urethra.
Ectopic Ureterocelea ureterocele in which some portion of the ureterocele is situated permanently at the bladder neck or in the urethra. the orifice may be situated in the bladder, at the bladder neck, or in the urethra. (adapted from glassberg ki, braren v, duckett jw, jacobs ec, king lr, lebowitz rl et al. suggested terminology for duplex systems, ectopic ureters and ureteroceles. j urol 1984; 132(6):1153-1154.)
Intravesical Ureterocele|Orthotopic Ureterocelea ureterocele that is located entirely within the bladder, and which may be associated with a single system, with the upper pole ureter of a completely duplicated system, or rarely associated with a lower pole ureter. (adapted from glassberg ki, braren v, duckett jw, jacobs ec, king lr, lebowitz rl et al. suggested terminology for duplex systems, ectopic ureters and ureteroceles. j urol 1984; 132(6):1153-1154.)
Obstructive Ureterocele|Stenotica ureterocele with a small, obstructive orifice.
Sphincteric Ureterocele|Transsphincterica ureterocele in which the orifice is distal to the external urinary sphincter.
Ureterocelea cystic and dysplastic dilation of the distal ureter within the bladder that may extend into the bladder neck and urethra.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
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Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
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- Ectopic ureterocele
Index to Diseases and Injuries References
The following annotation back-references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index. The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10-CM code(s).
- - Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) - Q89.9
- - Cecoureterocele - Q62.32
Present on Admission (POA)
CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
|POA Indicator||Reason for Code||CMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?|
|Y||Diagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.||YES|
|N||Diagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.||NO|
|U||Documentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||NO|
|W||Clinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||YES|
|1||Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting.||NO|
Your kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood. The urine travels from the kidneys to the bladder in two thin tubes called ureters.
The ureters are about 8 to 10 inches long. Muscles in the ureter walls tighten and relax to force urine down and away from the kidneys. Small amounts of urine flow from the ureters into the bladder about every 10 to 15 seconds.
Sometimes the ureters can become blocked or injured. This can block the flow of urine to the bladder. If urine stands still or backs up the ureter, you may get a urinary tract infections.
Doctors diagnose problems with the ureters using different tests. These include urine tests, x-rays, and examination of the ureter with a scope called a cystoscope. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. It may include medicines and, in severe cases, surgery.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
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